Radiographer at Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance Ltd-Gte is a service-based human rights organization with a global heritage that is established under the laws of Nigeria with a mission to engage as a lead and global player with a variety of stakeholders to create access to opportunities and resources for comprehensive healthcare and social and economic justice for all. Heartland Alliance Ltd-Gte is building on over a hundred-year legacy of Heartland Alliance International (HAI); the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years to provide high quality and stigma-free services for all using a tailored human rights-based approach.

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 2 – 3 years
  • Location: Bayelsa , Edo , Lagos
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare  , NGO/Non-Profit 

We seek applications from qualified persons for the consultancy below:

  • Employment Type: Short Term Hire  
  • Persons Required: Bayelsa (1), Edo (1), Lagos (2)
  • Contract Duration: Three Months with a possible extension

Job Summary

The Radiographer will perform radiological duties in compliance with international standards using a mobile digital x-ray. S/he will also perform selected administrative, and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of quality radiography for the purposes of screening clients and diagnosing of TB in a mobile environment as part of accelerating the control of HIV epidemic. S/he will support the implementation of Artificial intelligence in imaging.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes quality diagnostic radiographs of clients according to established procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Accurately documents and completes radiological procedures, completely and promptly.
  • Stores all radiographs in an easily retrievable manner.
  • Participate actively in all community HIV testing.
  • Ensures that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintains mobile x-ray unit, stock necessary radiological supplies.
  • Serves as the Radiation safety officer.
  • Keep records of the dosimetry readings.
  • Participates in facility and community engagement and mobilization for screening all PLHIV.
  • Conducts screening of all New PLHIVs to identify presumptives and for TB diagnosis.
  • Will ensure sputum collection from identified presumptive and facilitate transportation of samples to GeneXpert sites.
  • Prepares client for radiological procedures.
  • Submission of daily, weekly, and monthly High frequency report.
  • Work closely with other team members for the purpose of prompt diagnosis and linkage to treatment sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the State program Manager and the Program Officer TBHIV
  • Perform other additional duties assigned in keeping with the ACE-6 program performance.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of B.Sc/HND in Medical radiology or an X-ray technologist.
  • A current X-Ray Technology certificate or license to practice from Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) with years of relevant professional experience, with an emphasis on Chest radiology and screening.
  • Proven experience in coaching, conducting training, and preparing guidelines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skill in data management and analysis, report writing and presentation.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multitask
  • Ability to respond to new challenges.

Other Competencies:

  • Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
  • Non-discriminatory- Does not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs, or behavioral habits.

Language Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially spreadsheets, Word or comparable software and basic knowledge in accounting software especially QuickBooks is desired.
  • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance.

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
  • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified Consultants should submit a detailed resume to